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ABC
Feb 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
arrivals. major cities we're talking about, boston, new york, newark and philadelphia. >> airlines saw it coming and started to notify passengers yesterday of cancellation plans. air travel in the northeast ground a virtual stand still across the nation, 4700 flights were cancelled as of this afternoon. here at san francisco international airport, there were dozens of cancellations in and out. united set up a special check in area for rebookings. the airport says confusion was minimized with airlines notifying passengers in advance. some flights out for tomorrow afternoon were still listed as ontime, but no one knows for sure if the weather will cooperate. many passengers were rerouted to get into the same time zone like these business travelers trying to get home to massachusetts. their flight to heartford, connecticut was canceled. >> we're going to washington, d.c. and we don't know where we're going from there. >> do you goat fly out this afternoon? >> no. red eye tonight. >> and then, hail mary to get to heartford? >> we're thinking about taking a train. >> it's not going to surpr
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
article about officer who's serve in the military. oakland city council agreed to hire bratton as a consultant for the police department. >> stay with abc 7 news for any breaking developments in this story. >> you can also follow us on twitter and we're updating breaking news on abc 7 news.com. you can get updates on the smart phone by down loading and opting for a push notification. >> vallejo police looking for two men who shot a family of three inside of their home this morning. police say the men were wearing hoods when kicking in the front door of a house on mcdougle street around 3:00 a.m. a brother, sister and mother were shot. after waking up to find the men inside of the home. police dmot have a detailted suspect description at this point. >> not sure why they were targeted but at this point we're treating it as a random attack. >> they don't look like rich people or people that would have a lot of money. they could have chose any house. i don't understand. >> the brother sister and mother were all taken to the hospital. they're all recovering. >> the san jose mother m
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
it shows traffic just as bad as that in los angeles there. is only one other city where drivers have it worse than we do. >> yes. cornell bernard hashs@u story. >> we do have the worst commute, yes. >> mike knows it. bay area traffic can be brutal. even on a motorcycle. >> we went to new york to mabt manhattan. it's easier to drive in manhattan than in berkeley. >> a study confirms bay area drivers spend way too much times in cars commuting through epic traffic. >> you just have to take it into account anymore. when you're commuting you have to check traffic. >> after washington, d.c., bay area is now tied for second with l.a.. the worse commute in the nation that. means a lot of time sitting in traffic, last year alone, 61 hours were spent behind the wheel costing drivers more than 1200s ndz wasted time and gas. jamie wishes she can be productive when she's stuck in traffic. >> yes. just sitting in the car an hour and a half each way is time wasted maybe i'll listen to a book but most of the time, just listen together news. >> transportation bosses don't see it getting better soon b
ABC
Feb 22, 2013 4:00pm PST
coming up at 6:00 in union city, abc news. >> san jose may become the largest city in the country to groups joined near a city ú facility to lobby tody hoping to encourage a switch to alternative food packaging. the association says the ban would harm small businesses in the city, and says food packaging accounts for less than 1% of waste inland fills. san jose is set to vote on tuesday. >> demonstrators are getting what they want. >> the students will sit down over severe cuts facing this troubled school. abc 7 news reports. >> a small group camped overnight demanding to speak with the chancellor, police were standing by but took no action. >> everything has been civil. we've respected this face, they've -- the police respected us. >> protestors complained there has been a lack of communication between students and administration. a rally echoed fears with an effort to fend off possible closure of the school because of declining enrollment. >> this morning came word the chancellor will meet with students mob. >> it feels good for us to have community support and support from oth
ABC
Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
of students say they're going to walk out of classes march 14th toj take the protest to city hall. >> they did meet with the chancellor today. >> that is one demand to, meet with the chancellor. they got that today but not much more. last thursday students okay pid administration building at city college demanding that they be heard by the chancellor. today, they got their wish but left feeling disappointed. >> chancellor, instead of accepting propose yalz for how to save our institution, has instead reaffirmed she only will accept cuts and cuts. >> some5ñsñb13t teaching positid classes have been cut. still, city college may lose accreditation if it doesn't show improvements are being made to make the college financially efficient by march 15th. >> we're not going backwards on, we're going to safety college and our accreditation. >> but students say administrators haven't tried to come up with other ways to bring in revenue. they criticize city hall for not doing enough. >> we're calling on city hall to take a stand to put a freeze on the position of march 15th. this deadline does not need t
ABC
Feb 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
on commerce. >> a judge ordered owners of this home to clean up the junk within their frond yard. the city has been battling with owners and wants the property declared of a nuisance. the home owned by mark and kimberly cliber who put up a tent in the yard eachistance of the trash and debris and other personal property creates a fire hazard. the court order refers to combustible property. >> officials say those items include trash, card board and paints that could catch fire, if the owners don't clear out the front yard and fix code violations the city will do it for them and send them a bill. >> parts board of directors launching a second round of bikes on board testing happening the week of march 18th. people will be atloud bring bikes on trains with one exception no, bike nirsz three cars during commute hours, it bans bikes from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. bart had a similar test in august. now they're going to do it international day of action to demand an end to violence against women and girls. >> that is right. we're live where there is an event happening now. >>
ABC
Feb 1, 2013 4:00pm PST
nudity. the board approved the law by a 7-4 vote in de.s a judge upheld it this week saying nude city not protected as free speech. >> if you use anthem blue cross you just got hit with a rake hike. >> 750,000 anthem customers will see premiums rise according to consumer watch dog. the group says it's the second nim less than a year anthem raised rates in this state. anthem parent company, well point announce aid 38% increase in the 4th quarter of 2012 compared to previous year. and you you saw it for a live report. nice weather in new orleans. >> yes. spencer christian is here with a look at what is ahead coming up this weekend. >> clouds in the sky today, more than yesterday. you can see we have cloudsyñq" down in the southern part of the viewing area. they have not kept us from having another mild day. right now, temperatures into mid to upper 60s across the bay area. 668 in los gatos, during evening hours, we'll continue to see some clouds in the sky. we'll call it partly cloudy skies. breezy in spots. tomorrow morning we'll have hazy filtered sunshine. low temperatures dropping
ABC
Feb 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
in tomorrow. >> on the day the city celebrates, san francisco cut the ribbon on what will be the new $90 million cruise ship terminal. >> who could have an issue here? >> who else but neighbors? people that live on telegraph hill? behind me, you see the building. it becomes san francisco's new cruise ship terminal. in the meantime, however, there will be concerts on the area here. neighbors on telegraph hill worried about noise. >> i have been contacted by some people in the neighborhood in the last three days. they want to set up a picket line on the america's cup. >> the problem being a series of summer concerts. telegraph hill residents expect aid few of them for small crowds but last week learning the city had plans to make the concert permanent when asking the mayor about it today, he seemed unphased. >> well... we'll work with communicating on the concerts. i think locals would love to experience that. >> residents want to know why should they bother? concerts would be less than a block away. >> if they can just turn it that, would be helpful. >> not if you flif oakland. >> well...
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm PST
across the city. >> the growth happened with out some of the permits from the city today was the first deadline to remedy that. >> the clock is ticking down for lanld use. the art school is in 41 different buildings but has yet to complete an environmental impact report. san francisco planning commission gave the school deadlines which if not met would result in fines totalling $26,000. the school tripled in size from 6800 students to 18,000 in 2011. it has student housing spread across 12 different neighborhoods. the school met one deadline on thursday and expected to meet another today. one bench mark is appointing an academy representative with authority to deal with code violations. the university faces $6500 in fines per day if deadlines are not met. >> san francisco super county is cutting jobwliç, planning to cut up to two dozen positions in the south san francisco and san mateo branches. cuts are going to happen as early as july. the county says the budget has been slashed. >> another sunny day. and warmer as deal. >> djs used to say the hits just keep on coming. it was a stun
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
the site is a good thing for stit. >> the city is looking for a way to sell stadium seats to fans. the 49ers will start playing at their new stadium by the 2014 season. >> no charges for giants loser sergio romo, the district attorney confirmed will.dg not prosecute romo for an incident in las vegas international airport. police removed him after a dispute on new year's day. the tsa and las vegas police say he lacked proper identification to clear security check point. >> facebook's new app could prove controversial. we're learning about google's new glasses. >> good afternoon. sources tell bloomberg face book is working on an app meant to help people find friends nearby and could be available by the middle of the month. the app may help the company in the quest to generate profit it's likely to fuel the /7ák advocates forw#'1÷ not doig enough to keep user data confidential. fox con is encouraging employees to vote in independent nunin elections after apple joined the fair labor association.szc an audit identified 50 violations in factories. ora cell making another acquisition but the
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 4:00pm PST
fell yesterday. nobody was hurt. one woman said it sounded like an explosion. >> the city is moving to shut down internet cafes promising cash prizes for users. >> the city council will consider changing it's zoning laws to ban those so called sweep stakes cafes entirely. >> nick smith has more for us. >> alameda county ordered some cafes to shut down. the bureau of gambling control called some of!fww the cave yaiz illegal gambling operations but one owner i've spoken with said not so fast, willing to go to court to make the case. when you think internet cafe you may think of people sipping coffee and working on a computer, but this supervisor says some businesses like these are offering more than lattes. >> this is not what these are. these are internet gambling sites. >> and if you look in there, everyone is doing online. >> cafes that have been deemed illegal gamblingbp6r operation business state and local officials are being targeted provides skirt laws. they accuse of cafes selling internet and offer cash prizes. >> ron doyle owns and operates met connection in san lower yenzo
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
wages. the city attorney says workers were required to work more than 60 hours per week for about $4 an hour. investigators say workers not being paid full wages should not be afraid to report this. >> it's a benefit to we hope, all low-wage workers out there and hope it provides encouragement that you can get what is owd to you. >> this is the largest wage theft settlement ever in, san francisco. >> more than 100 students just wrapped up a noisy march and rally in city death, demanding the board reverse cuts to classes and teachers and get a loan to avoid more cuts. city college is rushing to meet a march 15th deadline to keep accreditation and must show kit control, rather take control of the budget. city college spokesperson says the school cannot afford to take on more loan autos san francisco city attorney herera is front and center in the potentially landmark case of same-sex marriage rights. >> herera arguing proposition 8 is unconstitution skbral should be overturned. the state ballot measure passed in 2008 banning marriage for same-sex couples, advocates hope the case wil
ABC
Feb 27, 2013 4:00pm PST
alive. >> you'll hear from one city council member about plans for first friday. >> a student set up a sting to catch the person who had been stealing from backpacks says she's shocked by who was caught on camera. this happened east of stockton. a sophomore hid inside of a locker using a cell phone to record video. this after a rash of thefts from student backpacks. she ended up getting video of her teacher. >> it was tough to believe she was doing that. she was such a nice teacher. and... i liked her. but i couldn't believe she was doing that. we thought it was a student, blaming each other. >> the accused teacher who is not being identified is now on administrative leave pending an investigation. >> happening now in san francisco sky 7 hd shows crews working to repair a water main break and the sink hole that created from it. >> it caused a huge mess this morning. on 15th avenue, homes were flooded. abc 7 news has more from the neighborhood. >> a new pipe should be laid ind6pz and functioning tonight. road repairs taking until tomorrow night. water rushed out of a broken 16 inch un
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
that we call out are trained in this this, is what they do. why we have them in the city. >> the man was taken to the hospital for treatment for minor injuries. and mild hypothermia. now it will be up to the police department to question him and figure out how he ended up in that position. reporting in san jose, abc 7 news. >> the ship built pilt cause blamed for caution the worst oil spill is now suing the coast guard to try to get his license back claiming his civil rights were violated when he wasn't allowed to renew his license. the state board of pilot commissioners found cota at fault for crashing the snipe a tower of the bay bridge in 2007. 53,000 gallons of thick bunker fuel spilled into the bay as a result. >> relief is on the way for the congested highway 4. >> that project will widen the highway in two places. and. >> here is. >> we've got a look at transportation improvement budgets today. including this. it's located at bailey road just beyond current last stop, here, passengers will transfer between regular cars and smaller trains. that won't be finished until 2017. wor
ABC
Feb 13, 2013 4:00pm PST
, the mayor dumped the city's long time red light camera vendor. news reports this grows a deepening corruption scandal. a company sponsored investigation found two exec tifz had given lavish gifts to the official and it was covered up when reporters began raising questions. also has contracts with many cities in the bay area and the rest of the state. >> what this indicates is the history of the red light camera problem in california and elsewhere. >> state senator jerry hill has been a critic of red light cameras and sponsored several bills to weed out abuses in the system. >> more tickets theyyçç?ñ wrote, n >> hill says there is a lot of money to be made. >> when there is a lot of money attached, you start seeing some bad actors. i think red flex is, they're got caught. per month. so you've got a contract. >> this attorney represented many red light camera violateors and told abc 7 news scandal, cities here ought to initiate and review contracts with red flags and other traffic camera makers. >> i think i cities and counties and towns ought to look into whether red flex paid an
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
vuk tour stretching a city block. officials tell me they decided that the threat, quote, warranted immediate evacuation of buildings and that is when they sounded at larm and called in extra man power for a detailed search of every floor and office. we saw this agent pulling a carful of explosion equipment entering the building. >> this was determined that it was credible enough to warrant the response you saw. >> there are were eight canine bomb detection dogs. the primt ter extended beyond the building. the canine detected a scent in the building officials stress that no device or devices were found within the four block area. just after 1:00 p.m. police gave the all clear. >> police told me they cannot give me more information about what warranted this increased response or what initially got them excited about this in the first place. they did tell me the investigation is far from over. nick smith abc 7 news. >> nick, thank you. >> 49ers tight end delaney walk jer struggling with personal tragedy. his aunt and uncle both died in a car accident near new orleans after watching hi
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 4:00pm PST
at the scene in big bear? is lapd involved there? >> yes. lapd along with surrounding cities is also a part ofv]yt the incident on highway 38. >> can you tell us the age of the deputy? >> there will be no information released at this time regarding the deputy. >> all family has not been notified now? >> we're notÑ55n releasing information about the deputy. >> okay. >> thank you guys. >> you just heard a live press confrom loama linda. while this is going on a significant amount of activity has been going on at the scene. let's go to jt. >> you can see now on the smoke pouring out we're being very careful not to show any tactical locations. of this special enforcement s.w.a.t. officers on the ground right now we're getting reports there are shots being fired. uncertain if the suspect is firing in an attempt to get away from the fire and flames if so, meaning gunfire of the officers on the ground. as you can see this cabin is right now fully involved with fire. and it's very possible as well, that this could with a stash of ammunition that is being ignited and going off. it's uncertain but offi
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
. an investigation is continuing. neighbors plan to start a petition asking the question to -- city to lower the speed limit there. >> aú.t concordew.[ teen fightso recover from injuries he suffered on monday. >> the 14-year-old was hit in this crosswalk on his way to basketball practice monday. doctors placed anymore a6cfna. today she's still in icu but opened his iz for the first time. he has been in childrens hospital since being hit by a car on monday. these pictures given to abc 7 news by his mother, saying his son has a long way to go before he's playing the game he loves. sky 7 was at the intersection. his mother tells me he is still sedated to limit movement but now, he's showing signs of improvement sooner than expected. >> he responds to my voice and opened his eyes asked if he knew where he was. he slugd his shoulders. >> police say the driver stopped and coop yait qd investigators. this afternoon, the team will play a final game and his mother plans to be there. coming up at 5:00 stat activityics obtained by abc 7 about the number of accidents at this intersection. >> bart polic
ABC
Feb 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
city. highs into low 50s on the east bay, 5 degrees in oakland. the inland east bay to around 50 in concord, here is the accu-weather forecast. cleared out but going to be cold milder thursday partly cloudy skies thursday. showers saturday, milder dry weather on sunday. wi. >> we're feeling it. >> oscar the statue. how you can get in on the excitement. excitement. >> and looking well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. get coricidin hbp. the number one pharmacist recommended cold brand designed for people with high blood pressure. and the only one i use to relieve my cold symptoms without raising my blood pressure. coricidin hbp. >>> do you ever wonder what you would say if you won an people
ABC
Feb 20, 2013 4:00pm PST
a lawsuit against a redwood city high school. he filed the lawsuit after his son was kicked out of an honors class for cheating. he told the daily news he dropped the suit because of a difficulty proving the penalty had hurt his8;j5z chances of getting into a good college. >> a convicted sex offender wanted in texas is under arrest for assaulting a woman here in san francisco. charges include kidnapping, sexual assault and failing to register, police say he attacked a woman in a stairwell in the cathedral hill neighborhood. witnesses gave enough information to arrest salinas. >> police in uc santa cruz holding a meeting to talk about recent violence there. they continued to search for a man who raped a woman sunday afternoon. you're looking at a sketch of the rape yismt-(6q he attacked e woman as she walked on a trail. the meeting is tonight at 7:00 at classroom unit 2. >> police offering a $5,000 reward in connection with the shooting. police released this sketch of the shooter. the young woman, robbed and shot was able to get way and is expected to make a full recovery. >> drivers in south
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